Compact crossword - The Scotsman 19/01/15

19/01/15

19/01/15

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Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

8 Official name of Egypt from 1958 to 1971 (1,1,1)

9 Cassette (9)

10 Set of examination questions (5)

11 Reporter (7)

12 Inserted (anag) (8)

14 Dull colour (4)

15 Ego (4)

16 Engrossed (8)

20 Method of painting (7)

21 Outstanding (5)

23 Easily upset (9)

24 Resinous substance (3)

DOWN

1 Bouncer (6)

2 Harvest (4)

3 Frightened (6)

4 Grit one’s teeth (4,3,4,2)

5 Tan (5)

6 From which Eve was made (5,3)

7 Enthusiastically (6)

13 Ailments (anag) (4-4)

15 Bristly (6)

17 Expelled (6)

18 Straightforward (6)

19 Sum deducted (5)

22 Heap (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Court, 7 Strident, 8 Opine, 10 Greenpeace, 12 Trumpets, 14 Chum, 16 Race, 17 Sponsors, 20 Passengers, 23 Epsom, 24 Evensong, 25 Stout.

Down: 1 Closet, 2 Ring, 3 Stye, 4 Limps, 5 Decathlon, 6 Stream, 9 Erupt, 11 Quickstep, 13 Top, 15 Snare, 16 Rapier, 18 Submit, 19 Lease, 21 Gong, 22 Spit.

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